Morgan Knowles and Matty Fleming sign new St Helens contracts

Matty Fleming
Matty Fleming has scored two tries in five appearances during a 2016 season which has been affected by injury

St Helens back-rower Morgan Knowles and centre Matty Fleming have signed new contracts with the Super League club.

Wales international Knowles, 19, has agreed a new three-year deal at Langtree Park after scoring three tries in 18 appearances this season.

Fleming, who has scored three tries in 12 appearance since making his debut in 2015, has agreed to extend his contract until the end of the 2017 season.

Saints are fourth in Super League and on course to reach the play-offs.

Knowles joined St Helens from Barrow Island as a 15-year-old and head coach Keiron Cunningham said: "Morgan's transition from academy player to professional has been superb and is down to his dedication both on and off the field.

"This contract rewards that hard work and what impresses me about Morgan is he isn't the finished article and wants to continue to learn and develop."

On Fleming, he told the club website:external-link "He is dependable and his rise to the first team in an example to the younger members in the club."